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Renovation timeline

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How the project is shaping up:

May 2005

The school board awarded Schimmels Construction of Spokane an $831,783 contract for phase one of the remodel, which was completed in late August. The project included surfacing two parking lots and relocating two tennis courts. The district also leveled county land along the railroad tracks, adding a parking lot at the north end of the football field, with a new pedestrian walkway.

Sept. 9

District accepted a bid from Garco Construction of Spokane for $29 million to begin the three phases of construction on the actual high school building.

October

Construction is scheduled to begin on the new gymnasium, concession stands, locker rooms and the new band room. The student parking lot will be turned into the staging area for construction crews.

January 2006

Construction begins on the classroom wing and the new main entrance to the building at the corner of Buckeye Avenue and Vista Road. The new main entrance will house the administrative and business offices, student services and counseling center. Students will be placed in 13 portable classrooms stationed at the southeast end of the building, while work is completed on 13 classrooms on the first floor. Part of the second floor will be under construction for the main entrance, with the remaining first and second floor classrooms completed in the summer of 2006.

June

Construction begins on the wrestling room, dance studio, weight rooms, field house and auxiliary gym space. By fall students will be able to use the new classroom spaces and the new gym.

November

Work begins on the final phase of the project, including a new library. The theater will be expanded where the current common area is, and a new common area will be built in the center of the school, with a new cafeteria and kitchen, and an outdoor courtyard with a water feature. Technology and art classrooms will be built where the metal and wood shops now sit.

August 2007

Expected project completion date.

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